The Criminal Law Students' Association (CLSA) is a student-led organization with a mandate to provide unique opportunities for students interested in the practice of criminal law.

By organizing events and initiatives, the CLSA builds community between students with similar legal interests and facilitates networking opportunities with lawyers and professionals in the field.

Past events hosted by the CLSA include panels with defence counsel and Crown prosecutors; a networking pub night; and guest lectures on current criminal justice issues.

You can join the CLSA mailing list by contacting the email address below. You can also keep up-to-date by checking out the CLSA website ( and Facebook page ( The website includes a student-run criminal justice blog. New contributors are always welcome!